Denmark Increases Carbon Emission Reduction Targets

In an attempt to reduce reliance on gas and oil the Danish government has recently announced the “broadest, greenest, and most long-term energy agreement” in its history by increasing its green energy and carbon reduction targets for 2020. By 2020 Denmark now wishes to cut its greenhouse emissions by 34% in comparison to its 1990 levels, whilst also reducing its energy consumption by more than 12% compared to 2006. They also plan to develop renewable heat technology, smart girds, and biogas amongst others, in order to supply 35% of…

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